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Symptoms of Osteoporosis
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Symptoms of osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is known as a "silent" disease as it happens silent in the body (often even for decades) without any real symptoms until a bone cracks or breaks after it has been bumped, or a fall is sustained (in the case of a hip fracture).

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There are some other symptoms which may appear to signify that there is bone loss associated with osteoporosis:

Both of these symptoms are due to vertebral fractures in the spine.

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  Last reviewed: 17 September 2007 || Last updated: 18 February 2009

 

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Disclaimer: This guide is not intended to be used for diagnostic or prescriptive purposes. For any treatment or diagnosis of illness, please see your doctor.

 

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